[OS X TeX] Recommendations for downloading LaTEX

cormullion cormullion at mac.com
Thu Jan 27 09:23:42 EST 2005

Maarten Sneep <maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl> said on 2005-01-27, 14:37 (+0100 GMT):

> Personally I don't really see the difference between
> giving administrator rights to some piece of software you
> just got off the internet *before* or *after* it is
> downloading something: when done with a random piece of
> software, you're screwed anyway. Take my word for it:
> i-Installer is fine, you could even download the source,
> investigate how it works, and then decide to trust it.

I’ll take your word for it ... :-) That was only a minor gripe, anyway. For now I’ll stick to regular download procedures that work well on dial-up.

> > I just want to install a basic system and start from there. Is there a 
> > small and easily downloaded link to a MacOS X Latex system anywhere?
> Getting back on subject: I think OzTeX is worth investigating

Thanks - I’ll check it out. 13MB sounds much more reasonable!

> The other option is to purchase the TeXLive CD/DVD set.

Thanks again (and for the posts on BBEdit-Talk that started me on this quest... :-))
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